About Recreation, Parks & Tourism Administration
About Our Programs
At Sacramento State, we are proud to be the oldest nationally accredited program of Recreation Administration in the CSU System.
The RPTA Department offers a multitude of programs which provide students with the skills to manage people, programs, and events in a variety of recreational settings. Students are provided with broad-based curricula that include both theoretical in-class coursework and practical field experience.
Based on an alumni survey, 80% of students surveyed indicated that they found employment after graduation.
We inspire, mentor and prepare the next generation of leaders to respond to 21st century opportunities and challenges in their respective communities of practice.
We cultivate wellness and a healthy society through stewardship of the environment and advocacy of justice, equity, diversity and inclusion.